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Topic: Tnbc diet
Posted By: Marymom
Subject: Tnbc diet
Date Posted: Feb 20 2020 at 7:38pm
So, I have heard a plant based diet is best for us.  Does anyone have suggestions On what they have researched or what they do for what foods are best for us.  A lot of confusing information out, I thought I would bring it to this forum.  

Posted By: Suebhs
Date Posted: Feb 21 2020 at 10:15am
I've been curious about diet as well. Met with the registered dietician at my oncology office and her recommendation was also a plant based, low fat diet. My oncologist referenced a Mediterranean type diet. They had no specific recommendations as far as eliminating any particular foods that have been linked to TNBC. Just mainly common sense advice like eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, legumes, some whole grains, fish, chicken, exercise regularly, maintain a healthy weight. Also there's a study that links regular green tea consumption and exercise with a reduced risk of reccurrence of tnbc.                                                                                          " rel="nofollow -

Posted By: Suebhs
Date Posted: Feb 21 2020 at 10:50am
Here's another interesting study looking at the association between BMI, exercise, diet and other factors in relation to TNBC." rel="nofollow -

Posted By: Plume
Date Posted: Feb 21 2020 at 4:06pm
Many thanks for the links, Suebhs.  Both are very interesting and I could relate my own circumstances to some parts of the studies.

Posted By: dgatti
Date Posted: Jan 14 2021 at 4:05pm
I've been plant based for 16 years and was diagnosed with TNBC in Nov 2020.  I'm sticking the the plant based diet but I'm finding most things are not tasting that great with the AC chemo regime (besides carrots and oranges :) ).  I hope this changes after my 4 rounds are over....

Posted By: COZAZ
Date Posted: Feb 22 2021 at 11:49pm
Regarding plant based which i'm trying to incorporate more into my diet, (my Onco recommends mediterranean diet with some tweaks, (less olive oil i presume) .  Im having a hard time finding protein sources ( i tend to get hypoglycemic episodes if not enough protein.)  I probably eat way more eggs than i should, beans, tofu, fish and refuse to eat the beyond beef stuff.  any ideas on cook books (less ingredients the better for me) i would greatly appreciate it!

I am the Storm!

Posted By: Plume
Date Posted: Feb 23 2021 at 4:53pm
Cozaz, do you eat nuts and seeds?  I sprinkle nuts of all types, flaked almonds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts on many foods, eg salads, veg stir fries, breakfast cereals, etc.  Also peanut butter on toast for breakfast.

As for seeds, I use sunflower, sesame, lin.

All nuts and seeds taste better with light roasting.

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